December 2021

70 HoR members call for HNEC questioning session on Monday

December 05, 2021 - 19:12
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

70 members of the Libyan House of Representatives (HoR) expressed concern in a statement on Sunday regarding the "negative developments of the electoral process", calling for convening on Monday in Tobruk to question the High National Elections Commission (HNEC) and judicial officials responsible for elections.

Boycotting MP: December elections is not on the international community's agenda

December 05, 2021 - 16:19
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

Hanan Shalouf, a boycotting Parliament member, says there are no elections in Libya in December. 24 on the international community's agenda.

The current electoral scene is merely a show with no beginning or ending, Shalouf told The Libya Observer.

"The countries participating in the Paris conference failed to reach a consensus in the final statement, and this was a definitive declaration that there would be no elections in Libya in December."

Fatwa House: Elections with flawed laws will lead to new round of conflict

December 05, 2021 - 11:39
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

The Fatwa House has warned that going to the elections with flawed laws would only lead to more division and conflict.

In a statement Saturday, The Sharia Research and Studies Council of the Fatwa House said that accepting elections based on flawed laws, which one of the parties to the conflict singled out, without implementing the principle of (Shura) previously agreed upon between the warring parties will stir up strife and hostilities.

UN: Maltese companies involved in smuggling Libyan fuel

December 04, 2021 - 21:58
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The United Nations’ panel of experts has confirmed the involvement of Maltese companies in the smuggling of Libyan fuel that violates UN sanctions, a Maltese court has been told, according to Times of Malta.

The violations were revealed in reports by the United Nations’ sanctions committee, which were tabled in court by the chair of Malta’s sanctions monitoring board in proceedings linked to an extensive police investigation into international fuel smuggling. 

Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi visited Egypt, met Al-Sisi before announcing presidential bid

December 04, 2021 - 21:32
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

Al-Araby Al-Jadeed news website reported what it described as "informed Libyan sources aware of communication between Egypt and Libyan parties" as saying that Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi visited Egypt on November 14 before announcing his candidacy for presidential elections, adding that Gaddafi had met with President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi and Egyptian Chief of Intelligence Abbas Kamel.

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